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'You Are a Rude, Terrible Person’: Trump Lashes Out at CNN Journalist

'You Are a Rude, Terrible Person’: Trump Lashes Out at CNN Journalist

Mr Trump insulted several reporters by name, interrupted their questions, ordered some to sit down and deemed one inquiry "racist" at the conference held a day after the USA midterm elections where the president's Republican Party retained control of the Senate but lost its majority in the House of Representatives.

Trump appeared ready to walk out as Acosta clung to the microphone and persisted with questions about the president's views on a caravan of Central American migrants making its way to the U.S. border.

President Donald Trump told a black reporter at a news conference that her question about racism and white nationalism was "such a racist question".

Legend has always been a critic of Trump, telling The Daily Beast prior to the election in 2016 that the then-candidate was "utterly unqualified".

It's worth billions.'4. To Vice President Pence: 'Mike, will you be my running mate?'5. Trump tweeted earlier in the day that those who "worked with me in this incredible Midterm Election, embracing certain policies and principles, did very well". But Mia Love gave me no love, and she lost. Trump lashed out at Acosta, saying CNN "should be ashamed" of him and he's been disgusting to White House press secretary Sarah Sanders.

"That's true", said Trump. "You shouldn't treat people like that".

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And he aggressively highlighted the high deductibles in the healthcare plans Braun's companies provided to his employees. Donnelly, a centrist Democrat, has remained vulnerable since voting against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

And Trump interrupts him, saying "I'm not a big fan of yours either, to be honest".

"I think you should let me run the country, you run CNN", he added. When a White House aide attempted to take the microphone from him, Acosta yanked it back. "If you did it well your ratings would be much better".

While many reporters joined in defending Acosta, several others were quick to point out that they felt he acted inappropriately, "embarrassing the profession". You're a very rude person. American Urban Radio Networks correspondent April Ryan tried to ask a question and Trump rudely shut her down. "You can't do them both", he said. During a White House press briefing last month, Acosta tried to force Sanders to spell out which news outlets are considered to be the "enemy of the people".

Trump said he "never" worries about any record of racist remarks because "I have never used racist remarks".

Trump told Acosta to sit down and demanded someone take away his microphone.